Looking for something to do this week in Bunbury. There's heaps going on, but here's our Top 10.
The Great Moscow Circus will be wowing crowds and raising money for charity from tomorrow to Sunday. The Great Moscow Circus – Mayor’s Charity Night will be held from 7pm tomorrow. Proceeds from ticket sales go to Relay for Life and the Leukaemia Foundation. There are more than 50 performers and 20 acts in the visually stunning performance. The acts include contortionists, aerial acrobats and feats of strength and agility. Visit www.moscowcircus.com. au for more information. Tickets are available through Ticketek at www.ticketek.com. au or by calling 132 842, or by calling 0429 667 269.
2. Sleeping Beauty
The Russian National Ballet may have performed Swan Lake last night, but there is still a chance to catch Sleeping Beauty tonight. Based on the traditional ballet by Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty tells the tale of a beautiful princess put under a sleeping spell by a wicked witch, and only true love’s kiss can wake her. The performance is at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre at 7.30pm and tickets range from $37.90-$77.90. Call BREC on 1300 661 272 for more information and tickets.
Don't miss the Glenn Miller Orchestra touring Australia for the first time, performing with the Moonlight Serenade Singers. Direct from the USA, it includes songs made famous by the Andrew Sisters and the nostalgic World War II melodies from stars such as Vera Lynn and romantic music from the Frank Sinatra songbook. The concert will be at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Sunday at 2.30pm. For tickets visit www.bunburyentertainment. com or call 1300 661 272.
The annual South West Printmakers exhibition will be held at the Bunbury Regional Art Galleries from Friday. Featuring new works from the South West Printmakers, it includes the collaborative PrintShare project and will run until January 13. The exhibition will be held at the 4th Gallery, and will be open to the public every day from 10am to 4pm. Contact BRAG on 9721 8616 for more information.
The annual Bunbury Women’s Club Games Day will be held tomorrow from 9.30am for a 10am start. Games will include Mah Jong, bridge and solo. Lunch will be provided and there will be prizes and raffles available. To book a table call Carol on 9791 6515 or Gail on 9726 2465, and entry is $15 per person.
6. Foreshore fair
The Australind Primary School Fair will be held on Sunday at the Australind Foreshore on Old Coast Road from 10am to 3pm. Look forward to a fun day with a variety of stalls and a sideshow. Funds raised from the event will go towards the upgrades of the school’s undercover area. Contact the school on 9797 1477 for more information.
7. Enslow to visit
Motorcycle legend and Harley Davidson Jump world-record holder Seth Enslow will be at South West Harley-Davidson at 74 Blair Street this Saturday from 9am to noon. Seth will doing signings, photo sessions and much more. There will be giveaways and the event will be wrapped up with a ride with Seth from Bunbury to Narrogin. For more information contact the South West Harley-Davidson team on 9721 5466.
8. Future Shorts
The world’s biggest pop-up film festival returns to Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre for one last time in 2012 on Friday at 7pm. This is not your average film festival at BREC – the event is held in the foyer of the centre on a pop-up cinema screen and a mini stage is constructed for a band to perform before and after the screening. Patrons can move about the foyer, grab a drink from the bar and mingle with friends while enjoying some great tunes and captivating short films. There is limited seating available so people are encouraged to bring their own beanbag or cushion.
French film The Intouchables opens at Bunbury Grand Cinemas this Thursday. The movie is a comedic drama about a French aristocrat (Francois Cluzet) who becomes a quadriplegic after a paragliding accident. He hires a young man with a criminal past to be his caregiver (Omar Sy) and the two begin to develop an unlikely friendship. Visit www.grandcinemas.com.au for more information.
10. Breaking Dawn
The highly-anticipated final instalment to the Twilight movie franchise, Breaking Dawn: Part 2, is coming to Grand Cinemas this Thursday with a midnight screening at 12.01am. In the movie, Edward, Bella and Jacob must band together with vampires and wolves from around the country to protect Edward and Bella’s daughter Renesmee from the Volturi. Tickets are on sale now, visit www.grandcinemas.com.au for more information.